Browsing Category : Gemstone Properties

How to check if Gemstone is Real?

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Gemstones are rare, precious and beautiful and thus come at very high price. But due to less awareness, one might end-up buying Synthetic or Fake gemstone. Gemstones are used for astrological as well as Jewelry purposes. High Value, increasing demand and scarcity of Gemstones offers an opportunity for fraudulent Dealers to supply synthetic, Fake Gemstones and Treated Stones. Lack of…

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Gemstone Treatments, Detection & Disclosure of Treatments in Gemstones

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Gemstones are naturally occurring precious minerals, which are formed over millions of years under natural conditions. Gemstone Rocks are extracted from their mines and gemstones are cut from rough rocks. These Cut-Gems vary widely in their Quality, in terms of various Parameters like Color, Transparency, and Inclusions etc. Good Colored and Clear Gemstones command higher prices. Low Quality Gemstones are…

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How To Buy Best Gemstone in Limited Budget?

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Let us understand how price varies with Color, Transparency and Weight. If a gemstone has perfect color, it is considered good in Quality and higher in price. Perfect color means Pure Hue, attractive Tone & medium Saturation. If a stone has fewer inclusions, then the stone would have good clarity and Transparency. Good Transparency also raises the price of Stone.…

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Significance of Weight (Ratti), Inclusions & Color of Gemstone in Astrology

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The Rules of Astrology are clearly described in our ancient scriptures. Astrological Remedies are in the form of Mantra (Yagna), Aushadhi (Medicine) and Mani (Gemstones). Mantra, Medicine and Gemstones possess the power to cure all the diseases and Problems of the Human life. Gemstones are worn as per the planetary positions in the Horoscope and depending on the issues faced…

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Gemstone Hardness & Durability

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Hardness is a physical property of Gemstones. Hardness is the resistance or surface strength of the stone against scratches. Hardness defines the durability of the Gemstone, the ability to retain its Surface Finish & Polish. Moh’s scale is a relative and not an absolute scale and mainly referred to compare the hardness of gemstones. This Scale rates Hardness of minerals…

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Confused between Citrine (Sunela), Yellow Topaz & Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)

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Most of People get confused between similar looking stones like Citrine, Yellow Topaz & Yellow Sapphire.  In Fact all three stones are completely different, with just one similarity of color. All there have different Physical, Optical & Chemical properties as listed in table below. Yellow Sapphire is the hardest and most durable among all three. Yellow sapphire is also more…

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Gemstone Weight Calculations

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Worldwide the standard unit used for weighing diamonds and gemstones is metric carat. It takes its name from the carob seeds, these seeds have a fairly uniform size and were used by early gem traders as counterweights in their balance scales. The modern metric carat was adopted by the internationally in 1913 and today a carat weighs exactly the same in every…

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How to decide on weight (or size) of Astrological Gemstone

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The most perplexing question when you decide to wear an astrological gemstone is – What Weight you should wear? Gemstones are powerhouse of energies and astrology gives us a way to channelize this energy to work in our favor and bring good luck and fortune in our Lives. Astrology precisely determines which gemstone suits a particular person based on the planetary positions.…

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Tips to wear your Lucky Gemstone

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Blue Sapphire ( Neelam ) belongs to corundum Species. Blue sapphire is Aluminium Oxide and stands at number 9 on hardness scale. Blue sapphire is Birth stone for month of September. As per Indian astrology, Blue Sapphire is worn for Planet Saturn on Saturday in white metal. Blue sapphire should be worn in middle finger. Emerald ( Panna ) is Green variety…

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A Guide to Wear Pearl (Moti) for Astrology

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Why Pearl is worn?  Pearl is a Gemstone for Moon Planet. Moon is a mother planet which provides care, protection and peace. It helps in maintaining mental balance & emotional stability and also ensures good health. It helps in overcoming Fears, Phobia and bad past experiences. It makes mind sharper, saves from bad company and protects from enemies/negative energies. Types…

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